Epidural hematoma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Crash in traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

CT Brain

CT shows a  large biconvex collection of blood in the left fronto-tamporal region.There was mass effect,midline shift and sub-falcine herniation.There was a linear fracture in the temporal and frontal bone. Al is seen a right blow-out fracture of the orbit with fat herniation.

Case Discussion

The findings described are consistent with a traumatic epidural hematoma and an orbital blow out fracture.

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Case information

rID: 29440
Published: 25th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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